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St Lucia jolted by 4.6 mag quake

Published:Friday | September 15, 2017 | 1:09 PM

An earthquake with a magnitude of 4.6 jolted St Lucia today, but there were no immediate reports of injuries or damages.

The Trinidad-based Seismic Research Centre of the University of the West Indies (UWI) said that the quake occurred at 6: 58 local time and was also felt in the neighbouring islands of Dominica and Martinique.

It said the quake, which was recorded at 112 kilometres north-northeast of the capital, occurred at a depth of 29 kilometres.